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How do you enjoy a new level of security for your art? It is as easy as a setting on your Android phone

Scanning an Authentify Art SecureID Tag or Gallery Label is as simple as waving your smartphone within a few inches of the Near Field Communication (NFC) chip itself. Most modern smartphones have NFC Reading enabled by default, but here's a quick guide just in case it's not working for you.

How to Enable NFC Reading on Your Android

If your Android device has NFC, you might need to activate the chip first. Sometimes it comes dormant by default, so let's look into the settings to make sure.

How to find out if your Android phone has Near Field Communication:

1. On your Android device, open the Settings.
2. Select Connected devices.
3. Tap on Connection preferences.
4. You should see NFC options.
5. If the option is there, toggle the Use NFC option on.

Which Android Phones Allow NFC Reading?

  1. Asus
    ZenFone 8
    ROG Phone series
    Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders 
  2. Blackberry
    BlackBerry Key LE, BlackBerry Key, BlackBerry Key ONE
    BlackBerry Evolve
    BlackBerry Motion
  3. Google 
    Google Pixel 6 Pro
    Google Pixel 6
    Google Pixel 5a with 5G
    Google Pixel 4a
    Google Pixel 3a
    Google Pixel 3
  4. Samsung 
    Z series: Z Flip, Z Flip 5G, Fold2 5G, Fold 5G
    S series: S21 models (S21 Ultra 5G, S21+ 5G, S21 5G), S20 models (S20 Ultra, S20+, S20), S10 models (S10+, S10, S10e), S9 models (S9+, S9), S8 models (S8+, S8), S7 models (S7 Edge, S7), S6 models (S6 Edge+, S6 Edge, S6), S5 models (S5 Neo, S5), S4 models (S4, S4 Active, S4 Mini), S3 models (S3, S3 Mini)
    Note series: Note20 models (Note20 Ultra 5G, Note20 5G, Note20), Note10 models (Note10+ 5G, Note10+, Note10, Note10 Lite), Note9, Note8, Note5, Note4, Note3 models (Note3, Note3 Neo), Note II
    A series: A11 (2020), A21 (2020), A21S (2020), A31 (2020), A41 (2020), A42 5G (2020), A51, A51 5G (2020), A71, A71 5G (2020), A10, A10s (2019), A20, A20s (2019), A30, A30s (2019), A40, A40s (2019), A50, A50s (2019), A60 (2019), A70, A70s (2019), A80 (2019), A90 (2019), A6, A6+ (2018), A7 (2018), A8, A8, A8 Star (2018), A8 (2018), A3 (2017), A5 (2017), A7 (2017), A (2016)
    J series: J3 Pro (2016), J4+ (2018), J5 (2016 + 2017), J6+ (2018), J7 (2016, 2017, 2018), J7 Pro (2017)